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Our Journey to Becoming an Eco-School

Getting Started Lanier’s start with Eco-Schools USA began with a challenge. After a successful reading competition against Crockett High School to increase literacy on campus and get students reading more, …

Create Habitat in Your Schoolyard Today

To celebrate Earth Day, the National Wildlife Federation is proud to feature Eisenhower High School, a NWF Green Flag school located in Kansas. “Eisenhower High School is a leader and mentor …

Energy Conservation in Action

The staff and students at PS 110 are beginning to take the journey of thinking about the energy that makes our city work with the ultimate goal of reducing school-wide …

Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Monarch Butterflies in Texas

Our final post in our series celebrating National Wildlife Week takes us to Texas, where students and teachers have been busy addressing Monarch Recovery. Monarch gardens are sprouting up on school grounds throughout …

Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Wildlife in the City

In our blog series celebrating schools across the nation for National Wildlife Week, our 2nd post takes us to New York City. While some might think of skyscrapers and cement, our New York …

Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Kids 4 LA Cougars

This week Eco-Schools USA is proud to celebrate 78 years of National Wildlife Week with the theme “Members Matter: Working Together for Wildlife.” We want to celebrate and recognize the …

Students Build a Monarch Refuge

The Innovation Academy is a specialized program at Martin Middle School that is focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The Academy was established in Fall of 2015 with …

Monarch Heroes in Texas

This past October, our first grade Eco-Schools USA Monarch Heroes at Piney Point Elementary hosted a fabulous Garden Party in Houston, TX! The students in two of the classes had been working …

Earth Heroes Hope to “Zero Out” Waste

Students at Park Forest Elementary School in State College, Pennsylvania wanted to know, “How can we become a zero waste school?”. Students and teachers reached out to the school district’s Directors of …

Colorado Eco-School Among the Nation’s Most Eco-Friendly

Heritage Elementary School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., which uses an on-site garden, recycling and water conservation to teach students about sustainability, is one of the country’s top 10 Eco-Schools. The …

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